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#1354979 - 01/21/10 06:17 PM Advice Needed On Grand Wippen Repair
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I'm working on an old grand with repetition springs located on the top of the repetition lever that hook into a string coming from the base of the wippen. These strings are either brittle or broken. Does anyone know of a good repair for this?
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#1355026 - 01/21/10 07:34 PM Re: Advice Needed On Grand Wippen Repair [Re: Provo]
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You should ask this in the regular section, not the FAQs.

The strings are usually held in with a pointed piece of wood that can be pushed out. Use the end of a round toothpick to hold the new string in.
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#1357324 - 01/24/10 07:59 PM Re: Advice Needed On Grand Wippen Repair [Re: BDB]
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Thanks. I did not realize I was in the FAQ, but your advice put me on the right track, so I won't even need to re-post.
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